Nearly halfway through the season and we are seeing many players' performances settle down to the levels we had expected in the pre-season.
A reminder about how to use the chart:
Batters and pitchers, individually, are ranked by skill, regardless of playing time. In this way, you can identify the skills tiers and cherry pick players who have upside even if they do not have the plate appearances...
This article was originally published at BaseballHQ.com on June 10, 2005. My opinion has not changed.
Sometimes I can't believe the things we accept about this game.
One of the great allures of playing fantasy -- you might even call it the foundation of the game -- is the sense... Read More
In part 1… Back in 2009, I was trolling the trade wires with the owners in the Fantasy Xperts League (XFL) 15-team mixed keeper league. I received six sub-par offers, so I decided to up the ante. I sent out an email with a list of all the offers,... Read More
The following column, condensed from its original version, was published at BaseballHQ.com in two parts, on June 12 and June 19, 2009. I usually don’t like to dredge up dirty laundry from the past, but… um, heck, who am I kidding? I love to dredge up laundry, wallow in the... Read More
A version of this article was previously published at ESPN.com.
In a recent ESPN piece, I wrote about how I was dealing with my under-performing pitching staff. One idea I offered was trying to trade my bad eggs for someone else's equally bad eggs. Maybe a "change of... Read More
Over the past week, I have been asked that question twice. “What are the odds of finishing in the money after a slow start? I recall you mentioning the odds in an article at one point, and they weren’t real good.”
No, the odds are not good. But this seems... Read More